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North American Grain/Oilseed Review: Canola ends lower after choppy day

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, Jan. 15 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures Canada canola contracts settled with small losses on Monday. Activity was thin and choppy as many participants kept to the sidelines with the US markets closed for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Strength in the Canadian dollar accounted for […] Read more


Feed Grains: Feed wheat prices on the rise in Germany

By Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, Jan. 15 (CNS) – Following are a few highlights in the Canadian and world feed grains markets for Monday, Jan. 15. Feed grain prices in key cattle feeding area of Lethbridge increased during the week ended Jan. 12, according to information from the Alberta provincial government. Feed wheat is […] Read more

ICE canola rises in thin trade

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Jan. 15 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures Canada canola contracts were posting small gains in thin and choppy activity at midday Monday. Volumes were light, with many participants keeping to the sidelines as markets in the United States were closed for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. […] Read more


Global Markets: North Korea to send orchestra to Olympics

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Jan. 15 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – North Korea will send a 140-member orchestra to the upcoming Olympics in South Korea, as tensions between the two neighbouring countries continue to show signs of easing. The two […] Read more

ICE Canola Chops Around in Muted Trade

By Dave Sims, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, January 15 (CNS) – Canola contracts on the ICE Futures Canada platform were mixed Monday morning, as traders engaged in technical trading. Volumes were thin as markets in the U.S. are closed for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Slight gains in the value of the Canadian […] Read more


Canadian Dollar and Business Outlook

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, MB, Jan. 15, 2018 (CNS Canada) – The Canadian dollar was up Monday morning supported by gains in the price of oil and gold. At 9:03 CST Monday morning the Canadian dollar was at US$0.8040 or C$ 1.2431, which compares with Friday’s North American close of US$0.7997 or C$1.2504. […] Read more

U.S. livestock: Hogs turn up on short-covering, bargain buying

Chicago | Reuters — Chicago Mercantile Exchange lean hogs finished higher on Friday after short covering and bargain buying pared some of the market’s recent losses tied to fears about NAFTA negotiations, said traders. On Wednesday, Mexico said it would withdraw from the North American Free Trade Agreement, following Canadian government worries that the U.S. […] Read more